India's retail inflation eases to 4.35% YoY in September
India`s annual retail inflation eased to 4.35% in September from 5.30% in the previous month, government data released on Tuesday showed
India's annual retail inflation eased to 4.35 per cent in September from 5.30 per cent in the previous month, government data released on Tuesday showed. The data was released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) which works under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI). The All India Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 4.13 for the rural centres while 4,57 for the urban centres.
For the month of August, the CPI stood at 5.30 per cent - 5.28 per cent for rural and 5.32 for Urban.
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The Consumer Food Price Index was also reported at 0.68 per cent as aganist 3.11 per cent in August 2021 and 10.68 per cent during the corresponding perios in 2020, the government release said.
The September number was on Base 2012=100.
The Price data are collected from selected 1114 urban Markets and 1181 villages covering all States/UTs through personal visits by field staff of Field Operations Division of NSO, MoSPI on a weekly roster. During the month of September 2021, NSO collected prices from 99.6% villages and 98.5% urbanMarkets while the Market-wise prices reported therein were 87.6% for rural and 92.0% for urban.
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